In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(defeat) derrota aplastante femenino(flight) huida en desbandada femenino
- The situation came to a head in October 1917, with the rout of the Italian second army at Caporetto.
- The rout is not a complete one, as the contingent of Lyran ships arrive in time to help cover the escape of the remains of the Lyrans' central attacking force.
- Not long after, what had started as a careful retreat on the part of the Union became a disorganized rout.
- The Mongols were very far from their bases, and any reverse could quickly turn into a rout.
- He's the one most likely to minimise an electoral rout.
- He blamed their electoral rout on the party MPs' neglect of their constituencies.
- A premature attack on Mountjoy's forces resulted in a rout by his cavalry and a long retreat back to Ulster through a hostile countryside.
- Low morale among the soldiers had not been the cause of defeat, but it undoubtedly helped to turn defeat into rout.
- For several days the troopers were forced to fall back in disgrace, Pelham's guns the only things keeping us from a spectacular rout.
- This Pacific division championship was followed by two decisive routs in the Canada West final four.
- This important national anniversary was associated with Charles II hiding in an oak tree at Boscobel after the rout of his army at Worcester in September 1651.
- A goal by Ruud van Nistelrooy halted a rout at the Bernabeu.
- Despite her electoral rout, the masses, seduced by her silken eloquence into believing that Dr Karunanidhi and his men had been witch hunting her, stood solidly behind her.
- He turned, his numb and shaking legs turning his retreat into a disordered rout.
- We do not yet know whether different stages of a battle, such as the initial salvos, a fighting retreat and a rout, have different archaeological signatures.
- From there I was able to ship the film to London for transmission before the temporary Egyptian victory turned into a rout.
- The engagement is a rout and Nathan is captured.
- To Mike, he resembled a General observing the bloody rout of his foe.
- The rout began in the 18th minute when Blackburn scored the first of a three-goal salvo in nine minutes.
- Stradbally had opened in whirlwind fashion and had two goals on the scoreboard as an expected rout began.
- The Americans ran in total rout from the field, leaping over the stone walls off Lexington Green.
- The home side dug deep to prevent an expected rout.
- That assist was Scholes's last contribution to what is becoming a rout.
- Not bothering to count, the referee halted the rout at 2: 51.
- With Cambridge finding it hard to settle into the game, a rout looked on the cards.
- The war ended in 1993 with the total rout of the Georgian army, and the flight of more than 200,000 Georgian and Mingrelian refugees into Georgia.
- In 1821 the Kakanfo's threat to Abomey and his capability to defend Oyo territory ended in his rout by the Dahomey army, and by 1830 Shabe had been razed and the cavalry no more to be seen.
- Their retreat had been a rout, and thousands of fleeing refugees, the elderly, women and children, had been slaughtered mercilessly.
- Minnesota's offense showed improvement last week, with their quarterback leading a rout of the Saints.
- Australia eased to a second win at the World Cup with a 13-try rout against Romania.
- The doctor, bending over a wounded soldier, looked around and saw the rout beginning.
- So the shift toward Stoiber shows just how scared the CDU is of a rout in 2002.
- Jamie Wood added a fifth, and substitute Matt Woolf completed the rout with his first-ever goal for the Wands.
- In the meantime, the challenge will be to stave off complacency toward reform now that chances for a rout at the polls suddenly seem remote.
- Newry had further chances to complete the rout in the final five minutes of the match.
- He took the lead in offering major concessions to municipal reformers in a desperate effort to prevent a complete rout.
- The battle was turned into a rout as soldiers struggled to carry the king's body to the castle.
- Even while he was in the thick of the campaign, there were pointers to his party's rout in the 1991 General Election.
- Hornets scored with their first attack of the second half and a rout looked likely.
1(defeat) derrotar de forma aplastante(defeat) vencer de forma aplastante(put to flight) poner en fuga
- By the end of the war, living memorial advocates could claim a rhetorical victory, having routed their opponents, if only in pure word volume.
- ‘We went from full-on desperation to routing the enemy in under ten minutes,’ I say, mostly to convince myself that that is what had occurred.
- Routing those that came out of Capua against them, and thus procuring a quantity of proper soldiers' arms, they gladly threw away their own as barbarous and dishonourable.
- Lord Mountjoy replaced him in Ireland, reducing the Gaelic chiefs to submission and routing a Spanish invasion force in 1601.
- The political power and territorial control of Muscovy expanded greatly under the four-decade reign of Ivan III, who died in 1505 after routing the Mongol armies.
- The Federals, caught out of formation, were routed and were soon in retreat, abandoning their standards and hundreds of prisoners.
- Sensing that his armies would be routed, Ethelred conjured up a scheme to prevent them from facing the enemy head on.
- The Philistines fought a battle against Israel, and the men of Israel were routed, leaving their dead on Mount Gilboa.
- In this game, you cannot charge regiments into another, although a combat formation is supposed to help increase your chances of routing the other unit.
- Distrust and self-interest made them stand by as they routed one army after another.
- At the end the hero routs the heavy villain with a martial expertise.
- In France, Henry unexpectedly routs a vastly superior French army at Agincourt and wins the heart of a French princess.
- He had excelled in every single mission that had been assigned to him, from routing bandits to training whole divisions of new recruits to aid in the war.
- Weather looks like chance, but some think it's a malign force determined to rout them.
- When the coalition routed the ALP to win office after 13 years in opposition, the party ran a brilliant, centrally conducted campaign.
- As a matter of fact, he was completely baffled on how to rout a person that wields luck.
- To rout this pest, scientists at the labs from coast to coast are making the sharpshooter and the Xylella microbe the focus of ambitious new studies.
- They implored prelates to observe vigilantly all sacerdotal activities in order to secure the subservience of priests and to rout out rebels and rogues.
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